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Sam meaning and name origin

Sam \sam\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Sam). Nickname of Samuel or Samson, sometimes used as an independent name. "Uncle Sam" has been the personal face of the American government for over a century. Playwright Sam Shepard; actor Sam Waterson; singer Sammy Davis, Jr.

Sam has 4 variant forms: Samm, Sammey, Sammie and Samy.

Sam is also pronounced similarly to Sim. Other suggested similar baby names are Cam, Ham, Kam, Ram, Sal, Sami, Sean, Shan, Shem, Sima and Tam.

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Popularity of Sam

Sam is a very popular first name for males (#192 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4017 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Sam name in U.S.
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